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Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Studies have shown that women are more proactive about monitoring and maintaining their general health than men, and this is especially the case in relation to getting their skin checked and applying sunscreen. But according to some eye opening skin cancer statistics, men need to do even more to protect themselves from the dangerous effects of too much sun exposure. Between outdoor work and recreation, men on average accumulate more unprotected sun exposure than women, but …

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Donna Moncivaiz | Time is Precious

Donna  Moncivaiz | Time is Precious

Several months ago, I connected with an inspiring woman fighting melanoma named Donna Moncivaiz for a ‘My Story‘ feature on our blog. We recently learned that Donna passed away after a long 4 year battle with the cancer, and our hearts couldn’t feel heavier. Donna was brave, honest, and sincere, and wanted to make a difference by educating others about the seriousness of melanoma and the importance of wearing sun protection…and she did just that. …

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Hand the Hoodie | Raising Pediatric Melanoma Awareness

Hand the Hoodie | Raising Pediatric Melanoma Awareness

Recently a passionate melanoma awareness advocate by the name of Donna Piunt (read her My Story feature here) reached out to us for help on an awareness campaign she wanted to launch entitled “Hand the Hoodie.” Donna is passionate about raising awareness of pediatric melanoma, an epidemic whose rate has been increasing, and has chosen to do this by having the hand prints of pediatric melanoma warriors across the Nation placed on our UV Skinz Pullover …

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Melanoma Monday: Prevention is KEY

Melanoma Monday: Prevention is KEY

Today is Melanoma Monday: a day dedicated to raising awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, as well as a day to educate others about the importance of proper sun protection and early detection through skin checks. While we are a company committed to raising skin cancer awareness year-round, we are grateful for this additional exposure and the opportunity to do our part to help raise awareness!  In honor of this important day, …

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Letter From Rhonda: FREE Baby Sun Shirt Included with Every Order Placed in May!

Letter From Rhonda: FREE Baby Sun Shirt Included with Every Order Placed in May!

Its officially that time! During the entire month of May, UV Skinz will include a My First Skinz “What’s a Sunburn?” UPF 50+ Baby Sun Shirt (size 12/24mo) FREE with EVERY order placed. Greetings everyone! It’s that time of year again when the media and powers that be have determined that it’s a good time to bring extra awareness to skin cancer, and melanoma in particular. Although I am passionate about spreading awareness about sun …

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Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Recently, a study from UCLA came out claiming children of melanoma survivors are not receiving the best possible protection from ultraviolet radiation, despite an increased risk of developing melanoma themselves. How can this be? Often those afflicted with a melanoma diagnosis will change their lifestyle habits dramatically. Many will implement a new “sun safe” way of living, and in some cases will begin a life of advocacy, which generally speaking is reflected in the lives …

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Skin Cancer: A Major Public Health Problem

Skin Cancer: A Major Public Health Problem

Last week the public got a serious wake up call from the Surgeon General, who deemed skin cancer a “major pubic health concern that requires immediate action” in the Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer issued Tuesday morning. While the release of the report was thrilling news for those of us in the melanoma community, it was also rather old news, as the report touched on nearly every aspect of skin cancer prevention and sun safety …

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